Categorized as Software Development

Sometimes I write about WordPress, Software Development, Linux, or other really geeky stuff.

The definitive guide to WordPress asset versioning

How and when to use the different versioning options of the WordPress asset registration/enqueueing functions wp_register_script and wp_register_style.

/ June 5, 2017

Adding progress bars to your WP-CLI processes.

Learn how to add a progress bar to your WPCLI commands

/ March 3, 2017

Becoming a Better Debugger

Debugging software is the bane of existence for most developers. Once you can use a few key strategies though, it becomes something you love to do.

/ February 10, 2017

Conditionally add CSS classes to WordPress Widgets

How to conditionally add CSS classes to a WordPress Widget wrapper element, based off it's instance settings.

/ February 9, 2017

Make a branch from a Pull Request on GitHub

How to make changes to a GitHub Pull Request

/ November 11, 2016

Local WordPress development with Pressmatic. A Review.

Full disclosure: I was an early beta tester for Pressmatic and was provided a license key for testing purposes. Screenshots and information in this post may change as the software...

/ July 2, 2016

Delorean Ipsum generator for WordPress

"The way I see it, if you're gonna build a way to quickly insert placeholder text in your WordPress site, why not do it with some *style?*" A quick plugin...

/ June 21, 2016

Using Zapier, Twitter, and Pushover to Monitor Your Followers

One of the things that I’ve found the most annoying about all the Twitter apps on my iPhone is that when I get followed by someone new, it takes too...

/ March 11, 2016

Testing IP sensitive data on localhost

Recently I’ve been doing some updates to the Fraud Monitor extension for Easy Digital Downloads which helps store owners avoid costly charge-back fees from fraudulent credit card purchases. The most recent...

/ January 25, 2016

Hide categories with no visible products in the Product Category Widget

By default, the WordPress¬†wp_list_categories function will…get a list of categories. Surprising, I know. It will also even exclude empty categories if you want, meaning if a category has no items...

/ November 7, 2015